Miranda Lambert Snuggles With New Boyfriend & It's Great To See Her Happy — PHOTO
Last year was a tough year for country singer Miranda Lambert. In the summer of 2015, she and husband Blake Shelton got divorced, and he moved on in very public fashion to date fellow Voice coach Gwen Stefani. Many fans were left wondering, where does that leave Lambert? But now we all have an answer: it seems that Lambert is dating Anderson East, and the two are Instagram official. Over the weekend, Lambert and East both shared the same photo of them snuggling together on their respective Instagram accounts. In the pic, the newly minted couple is cuddling in what looks like a super warm blanket and they're each wearing cute winter hats and blissful smiles. They both captioned the photo: "The snuggle is real." All together now: Awww!
Earlier this week, many sources reported that Lambert would be ringing in the new year with her rumored younger beau, who is also a country singer (real name: Michael Cameron Anderson). This photo, however, is the first acknowledgement of their coupledom, and it acts as confirmation that Lambert is indeed seeing East, an up-and-coming 27-year-old singer. It's so great to see Lambert happy again after the events of last year. Divorce is hard for everyone, but as a celeb, it's an entirely other level. It couldn't have been easy for Lambert to see Shelton move on so quickly during a fall filled with a deluge of Blake and Gwen photos posted and being talked about everywhere.
Lambert was recently featured on the cover of Cosmopolitan, and she stated in an interview with the publication that she's not looking to get married again just yet (Lambert and Shetlon began dating in 2006 and got married in 2011). "If I ever were to get married again — which is completely not on my radar at all right now — I feel like it's not about it being a step in life," she said. "It's not about a piece of paper or a diamond. It's the way you feel about somebody and the commitment in your heart."
With this new photo, though, it seems that Lambert is feeling as content as could be with her new beau.